Arab Blues (Un divan à Tunis) NC16New Release

Advisory:
NC16 - Some Mature Content
Directed by:
Manele Labidi
Cast:
Golshifteh Farahani, Majd Mastoura, Aïsha Ben Miled
Year:
2019
Duration:
1hr 28min
Language:
French, Arabic
Subtitles:
English

“A sparkling, hilarious and original comedy, which sheds an absolutely new light on a country still struggling with cultural change. An incredibly alive, fun, intelligent and hopeful film, which never bores. Manele Labidi can be absolutely proud of her work.” -- Cinematographe

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Selma (Golshifteh Farahani), born in Tunisia, raised in Paris, moves back to her homeland to practice as a psychotherapist to help the locals cope with the stress of cultural and social changes after the fall of long-serving dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. A comedy centred around her reintegration back to Tunisia and a subtle, light-hearted political commentary on the country's transition to democracy through the female perspective.


Presented in collaboration with Institut Français

Institut Français

With the support of the Embassy of France in Singapore.

Embassy of France in Singapore

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